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Facebook Is Dead: British Parents Use It To Spy on Their Kids Who Want To Be On Snapchat

by | 27th, December 2013

THE death of cool is when the establishment start to get it. The BBC appearing at Glastonbury marks the big summer festival out as horribly uncool. Uncool can also be the moment your mum pokes you on Facebook. It turns out that teens in Britain and the rest of Europedon’t rate Facebook. But their parents do. Facebook is a way to spy on the kids. Who needs the NSA when you have Facebook?

The cool kids want to elsewhere, on Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp and Snapchat. “Facebook is basically dead and buried,” says Daniel Miller, who led the study.

It’s not. It’s merely slowly dying. The teens are the future. They get it. When they go, they leave behind the old and decaying.



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